COVID-19

CTSI COVID-19

UPDATED JUNE 2nd

Thank you to the amazing response from the community the past couple of weeks. We’ve had hundreds of people come forward to volunteer with local community groups across Clackmannanshire who are providing ongoing support for our most vulnerable citizens at this time.

CTSI are continuing to work with our local partners to ensure that the needs of the third sector and local community are being met. We will be updating this page regularly, for even more current information, please check our Facebook or Twitter..

CTSI Contact Details

Telephone: 07977 142605 or 07534 405043
Office Email: admin@ctsi.org.uk

Clackmannanshire Community Helpline

For people who are vulnerable or have received a shielding letter from the government. This helpline has been set up by Clackmannanshire Council, it is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Please call 01259 450000 if you require urgent assistance over the weekend.

Telephone: 01259 452275
Email: communitysupport@clacks.gov.uk

Scottish Government National Helpline

We would advise people living in Clackmannanshire to get in touch directly with the Clackmannanshire Community Helpline as stated above. However, we are aware that some people may have family members or friends that live in other areas of Scotland and require the same level of help and support at this time.

A new national helpline has been set up by the Scottish Government to provide essential assistance to those who don’t have a network of support but who are at high risk of contracting COVID-19.

Helpline: 0800 111 4000 (operates during core working hours of 09:00 to 17:00)

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Members & Supported Organisations

GENERAL NOTICE

From Tuesday 24th March, all members of the CTSI Team will be working from home. Our offices will remain shut until further notice. This is in line with the latest government advice announced on Monday 23rd March.

We would like to stress that our primary functions remain up and running at this time. If you need to get in touch with us, please use the numbers below, alternatively you can reach us via email.

Telephone: 01259 213 840
Office Email: admin@ctsi.org.uk

CTSI COVID-19 Response

CTSI Statement
CTSI Update March 16th
Third Sector Survey – ONGOING
TSI Scotland Network Letter
Scottish Government Third Sector Unit Statement

General Updates

UK Government Updates
Scottish Government Updates
Clackmannanshire Council Updates
NHS Forth Valley Updates – NHS Inform
Clacks & Stirling Health & Social Care Partnership
CTSI Updates 
Local News – Alloa Advertiser

Member Resource Bank

SCVO Information Hub
OSCR Guidance
NCVO Guidance
Community Risk Register

Funding

OPEN – NATIONAL LOTTERY HERITAGE EMERGENCY FUND
OPEN – NATIONAL EMERGENCIES TRUST
OPEN – THIRD SECTOR RESILIENCE FUND
OPEN – CREATIVE SCOTLAND SUSTAINING CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT
OPEN – NEIGHBOURLY COMMUNITY FUND
OPEN – FAITH IN COMMUNITY SCOTLAND FUND

UPDATE FROM NATIONAL LOTTERY COMMUNITY FUND

CLOSED – WELLBEING FUND
CLOSED – CREATIVE SCOTLAND BRIDGING BURSARY
CLOSED – THE PRINCE’S COUNTRYSIDE FUND
CLOSED – CRISIS EMERGENCY GRANTS FUND
CLOSED – CAF CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY FUND
CLOSED – THE CORONAVIRUS CHARITY HELP FUND
CLOSED – LEATHERSELLERS’ SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME
CLOSED – YOUTH SCOTLAND ACTION FUND

See Also

SCVO’s Independent Funders Guide

There will be questions around funding for many of our groups at this time. We will be updating this section as and when we have more information on funding from The Scottish Government to support charities and community groups in delivering key services.

Helping Communities Affected by COVID-19 – The Scottish Government
What Funders are Saying – SCVO

Funding for Organisations
Funding for Individuals

If your organisation needs support in writing a funding application, please get in touch with us direct by calling 01259 213840.

Keeping Informed

As we move to a period of remote working, we have asked out staff to be more active on social media, keeping you up-to-date with relevant third sector news, information, and more. You can follow them on Twitter.

CTSI Main Twitter

Anthea – Chief Officer
Louise – Team Leader Volunteering & Routes to Work
Julie – Team Leader Membership, Enterprise, and Capacity Building
Liz – Health and Social Care Officer
Alice – Youth Volunteering Development Officer
Adrienne – Admin and Media Assistant

Community Support

We’re here to offer as much support to the community as possible at this time.

View our Community Care Guide to find local help points across the Wee County.

General Updates

UK Government Updates
Scottish Government Updates
Clackmannanshire Council Updates
NHS Forth Valley Updates
CTSI Updates 
Local News

Volunteering – Helping Your Community

At this time we are urgently seeking a number of volunteers to help local third sector organisations continue to deliver help and support to the people who need it most. If you are willing and able to volunteer, then please complete our COVID-19 Community Response Volunteer Form.

Register to Volunteer
Volunteering During Coronavirus

Wellbeing

The health and wellbeing of the people in Clackmannanshire is of course paramount during this time. Below is a list of resources which may be useful to you for general well-being, mental health, and more.

Read our new Health & Wellbeing Blog! *click here*

Coronavirus & Your Wellbeing
Keeping Well & Finding Support
Tips for Managing Mental Health while Self-Isolating
NHS Self Help Guides

General Community Resources

CTSI COMMUNITY CARE GUIDE 
Community Assistance Cards (Print from Home)
CTSI Community Health Guides

A number of Facebook Pages and Groups have been set up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These groups are a great way to stay informed and seek help from people in your community. Please note: CTSI take no responsibility for the content of these groups.

Clacks Together – Coronavirus
Coronavirus Clackmannanshire updates
Community Hub

Advice on Working from Home

5 Ways to Work Well from Home
Remote Work Survival Kit
Cyber Alert – Coronavirus Scams and Home Working

Helplines

We have updated our Community Care Guide with a comprehensive list of helplines that may be of you to you at this time. View it here.

Domestic Abuse Helplines
Local Directory of Health & Wellbeing Services

Citizen’s Advice Bureau – 01259 219404
Clackmannanshire Council – 01259 450000

NHS Non-Urgent Helpline – 111
NHS Coronavirus General Advice Helpline – 0800 028 2816

Scottish Government Helpline – 0800 111 4000

Business Support

We are aware that this is an extremely challenging time for businesses in all sectors. We have created a resource bank with useful links and guides for your reference.

COVID-19: Support for Businesses – UK Government
Advice and Information for Businesses – Clacks Council
Coronavirus Business Support – Business Gateway
Coronavirus Advice for Businesses in Scotland
Coronavirus Business Continuity Advice

Ceteris have launched their new COVID-19 Business News & Support page, it will be updated daily with relevant advice for businesses in Clackmannanshire.

Community Care Guide

View our Community Care Guide to find local support in your area.

Volunteering

A massive thank you to everyone who has registered to volunteer with us so far\! We have been inundated with volunteer registrations, please allow up to 3 workings days for a member of our tea to get in touch with you.

Register to Volunteer
Volunteering During COVID-19

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